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UV Index in Plymouth, GB

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Today's UV index in Plymouth, United Kingdom United Kingdom will be up to 0.7, indicating low risk of harm from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Check our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

Today, the UV index suggests low sun danger (0-2) in Plymouth, reaching up to 0.7. Remember sunglasses and SPF 30+ on sunny days, and be cautious around reflective surfaces like sand, water, and snow for increased UV exposure.

Plymouth Weather

Read more here about the climate and sun exposure in and around Plymouth.

UV Index in Plymouth

In Plymouth, United Kingdom, the UV index (ultraviolet) can vary throughout the year. It reaches its highest levels during the summer months, peaking at around 7 to 8 (high) from June to August. It is important to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat when the UV index is high.

Weather Seasons

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Plymouth experiences the typical weather seasons of the United Kingdom. Summers (June to August) are mild, with average temperatures of 15-20 °C (59-68 °F). Winters (December to February) are cool, with temperatures averaging around 5-9 °C (41-48 °F). Spring and autumn offer moderate temperatures ranging from 10-15 °C (50-59 °F).

Plymouth's Climate

Compared to its region, Plymouth enjoys a milder climate due to its coastal location. This provides more moderate temperatures and slightly less rainfall compared to areas further inland. However, being closer to the ocean, Plymouth can experience higher humidity levels. This coastal location also means that Plymouth receives a relatively high amount of sunlight throughout the year, making it a great place to enjoy outdoor activities.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart above displays the Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each day of the last year in Plymouth. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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